Commodity Management Modules & 3rd Party suppliers on a global base
Negotiate contracts with non-product and product related suppliers (PR & NPR) with support and agreement Negotiate prices based on open calculation, lead-time, landed cost, and total cost (focusing on projects)
Be an interface to the Product Group and ensure early involvement of Strategic Buying and suppliers into all relevant internal and external project activities
Work with the supplier to agree on corrective actions to resolve escalated issues or look for alternative suppliers when necessary.
Tight coordination with the local and global Material Management departement, which is managing the Purchasing, the Logisitics and the Incoming Quality Control (IQC)
Make sure that all necessary purchasing parameters (vendor data, contracts) are given and stored properly and take appropriate actions whenever necessary.
Prepare analysis and statistics to control and support the sourcing strategy and the strategic planning.
Contribute to the definition, drive the implementation and executes the company’s Supply Chain Strategy
Ensure the establishment of a competitive global supply chain which provides for sustainable reductions of total cost and integrates seamless into the purchasing and production (assembly) processes
Search, select, and qualify preferred suppliers to support the business requirements.